Kashmir

 FreePressers Staff

Special-needs schools an overlooked priority in northern India

Special-needs schools an overlooked priority in northern India

By Khurram Rasool Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir India: At a time when private schools have mushroomed throughout Kashmir in general and Srinagar in particular, much-needed special schools are few and far between. Despite spending heavily on the education sector in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government has been criticized for failing to provide basic education […]

 FreePressers Staff

Separatist leaders in Kashmir criticize Obama's silence on rights violations

By Sana Altaf KASHMIR, INDIA (Nov 9):  Separatist leaders in Indian Kashmir Tuesday leveled criticism at President Barack Obama for not taking issue with human rights conditions in Kashmir. The separatists said the U.S. President applied a double standard by citing India’s silence on human rights violations in Burma (Myanmar), while being silent himself about oppression in Kashmir. “The U.S. […]